CNF Newsletter, The NanoMeter

NanoMeter is CNF's newsletter which is published several times per year. It generally contains facility news, research highlights, and upcoming and past events. Print copies are mailed to users, affiliates, and supporters.

The most recent issue is detailed below. Links to past issues are available at the bottom of the page.

Spring 2020, Volume 29 Issue 1 (PDF)

CNF NanoMeter Cover

Welcome to the Spring NanoMeter
CNF Newsletter, Volume 29, Issue 1

Table of Contents

  • COVID-19 & CNF UPDATE; Friday, May 22, 2020 [page 2
  • Welcome to the Spring NanoMeter; Directors’ Column [page 3]
  • CNF TCN Updates [page 5]
  • Jerry Drumheller Retires! [page 6]
  • George McMurdy Joins the CNF Staff [page 7]
  • Michael Skvarla Celebrates 45 Years at Cornell! [page 7]
  • CNF Jump-Starts Startups in New York State [page 8]
  • Physical Forces Affect Bacteria’s Toxin Resistance, Study Finds [page 10]
  • Rheonix & Same-Day COVID-19 Testing [page 11]
  • McEuen Miskin TED Talk [page 11]
  • New Cornell Site Touts Radical Collaboration Stories [page 11]
  • Mass-Produced Microscopic Sensors See the Light [page 12]
  • OWiC Technologies wins BenDaniel Venture Challenge [page 13]
  • Physics Tool Helps Track Cancer Cell Diversity [page 14]
  • Zach Manzer Wins Poster Award [page 15]
  • NNCI Virtual Classroom Resources [page 15]
  • Engineering Dean Lance Collins Departing for Virginia Tech [page 16]
  • Wireless Car Charging, Aluminum Nitride-Based Power Amplifiers and Microfluidic Technology Among Scale-Up Award Technologies [page 17]
  • Woollam M-2000 in situ and RC2 Tabletop Spectroscopic Ellipsometers [page 19]
  • NanoScribe GT2 [page 20]
  • YES EcoClean Single Wafer Plasma Strip / Descum System [page 20]
  • Atomic Layer Etching (ALE) Comes to CNF [page 21]
  • PANalytical X-Ray Diffractometer [page 21]
  • Ozone Generator Added to the Arradiance GEMStar 6 ALD System [page 22]
  • The 2020 CNF REU Program, Cancelled, and a look back on the 2019 NNCI REU Convocation [page 23]
  • Photography & Format Credits [page 23]